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ERIC Number: ED001728
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-May
Pages: 15
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THE DROPOUT. SCHOOLS SEARCH FOR CLUES TO HIS PROBLEMS, INFORMATION--TERMS AND COMPUTATIONS.
MILLER, LEONARD M.; PUTNAM, JOHN F.
TWO ARTICLES ARE PRESENTED. THE FIRST BY LEONARD M. MILLER, "THE DROPOUT--SCHOOLS SEARCH FOR CLUES TO HIS PROBLEMS," DISCUSSED DATA DISCOVERED BY DIFFERENT STATES ON DROPOUTS. IN MARYLAND COUNSELORS CLAIM THAT LACK OF INTEREST AND DISLIKE OF SCHOOL WERE THE MAIN REASONS FOR DROPOUTS. SPECIFICALLY, THEY WERE DISCOURAGED OVER THEIR PROGRESS OR DISLIKED THEIR TEACHERS OR SUBJECTS, SAW NO VALUE IN SUBJECTS TAKEN AND FELT EXCLUDED FROM THE SOCIAL LIFE OF THE SCHOOL. DROPOUT DATA FROM UTAH, TUCSON, ARIZONA, DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, AND ROCHESTER, NEW YORK ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. REFERENCES ARE INCLUDED. THE SECOND PART, "INFORMATION ABOUT DROPOUTS--TERMS AND COMPUTATIONS" BY JOHN F. PUTNAM, DISCUSSED DROPOUTS THROUGH THE USE OF FORMULAS. THE DIFFERENT AREAS PRESENTED ARE WITHDRAWAL, MOBILITY, HOLDING POWER OF SCHOOLS, AND DROPOUTS. THIS ARTICLE IS PUBLISHED IN "SCHOOL LIFE," MAY 1963.
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA